Digital Remote Guidance, Care Coordination, Midwives, obstetric hospitals
2021-05-25

The Cost of Overworked Care Personnel & Its Effects on Patients' Care.

Challenges in obstetric hospitals: Why midwives are struggling to focus on the expectant mother

Every day more than 2000 babies are born in Germany. For mothers, their...

Telemedicine, Digital Remote Guidance, Maternity, Midwives
2021-05-5

Supporting the Forgotten - Helping Midwives to help moms after a birth.

Supporting new Parents - The Importance of Postpartum Care  

Becoming a parent, a mother, a father is arguably one of the most challenging and overwhelming experiences many of...

postoperative care, preoperative care, surgical care pathway
2021-03-16

Surgery Preparation: Digital Care Processes Provide All-round Care

No matter the reason a person lands in the hospital to be operated on, certain steps must be taken in the pre-op process. This section of the patient care pathway encompasses a...

perioperative care, surgical care pathway, care coordination platform
2021-03-16

Digitized Surgical Care Pathways Speed Up the Patient Flow

Automation is increasingly finding its way into business processes and productivity tools. With its ability to automate many of the steps necessary to perform a specific task,...

digital health, care coordination platform, product development
2021-03-10

Latest feature updates to the BuddyCare Platform

The latest version of our product comes with new features and improvements and here are some highlights.

healthcare digitalization, remote patient monitoring, Care Coordination
2021-02-25

How Patient Management Software Optimizes Patient Flow?

At its best, the healthcare system is designed to center a patient’s needs and keep them at the heart of every practice. This is done, of course, through the management of...

perioperative care, postoperative care, preoperative care
2021-02-19

What is Perioperative Care?

Surgery can be one of the most daunting times in a patient’s life, and the same goes for the healthcare professionals tasked with bringing them through it safely and...

patient engagement, digital care pathway, Care Coordination
2021-02-9

Why Should the Healthcare Industry Use Digital Care Coordination?

Whether private practice or public hospital, the number one priority for any healthcare organization should be the most optimal patient outcomes. Such results are only possible...

surgical care pathway, care coordination platform, Reducing no-shows, patient appointment reminder
2021-02-1

6 Steps to Reduce Surgery No-shows

Patient no-shows can have a detrimental effect on hospitals, clinics and small practices, not to mention having a direct effect on patients missing out on the scheduled aid...

ERAS, Patient Reported Outcomes, perioperative care, patient questionnaires collection
2021-01-22

5 ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in Surgeries

Surgery can be a daunting time for patients and seasoned medical practitioners alike. Patient-reported outcomes have long been used as a means of assessing patients'...

Telemedicine, patient engagement, Digital Patient Engagement
2021-01-14

8 Strategies to Improve Patient Engagement

Patient engagement is essential to any regulated health service. The system of tools and practices designed to educate, assist and empower patients are both a means to ensuring...

perioperative care, digital health, preoperative anxiety, patient communication
2020-08-27

How to reduce patients' preoperative anxiety through improved communication?

Postponing non-urgent surgical procedures has led to a significant backlog in elective surgeries. This has not only impacted the capacity of the surgical system, but now many...

digital health, Care Coordination, Patient Management
2020-07-3

The digitization of care processes streamlines operations and improves the customer experience

Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Urology, Maxillofacial Surgery
2020-07-2

Mainz Hackathon: On Board(ing) Patients with Digitally Integrated Care Pathways

From June 20th- 22nd 2020, Buddy Healthcare, took part in the Healthcare Hackathon of University Medicine Mainz for the second time. Directing the event was CFO Dr. Elsner,...

Intelligent surgery care, telehealth solution, checklist, telemedicine solution
2020-06-26

5 things to consider when selecting a telemedicine solution for your surgery department

Demand for telemedicine solutions has risen remarkably in 2020 due to the increased need for remote care and digitized patient communication. More and more hospitals have...

Patient Experience, endoscopy, eksote, digital patient education
2020-05-4

Eksote Hospital District Magazine - A Patient Experience Story

South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote), endoscopy care unit, streamlines patient care with the help of a mobile application. Anni Toikka is one satisfied mobile...

digital health, remote patient monitoring, care coordination platform, patient questionnaires collection
2020-01-22

What Benefits Hospitals Experience with Care Coordination Platform?

 

Last week we published a blog on How do patients experience mobile app support. This week we will focus on sharing healthcare professionals' and hospital management's...

Patient Experience, digital health, Digital Patient Guidance, surgery guidance
2020-01-16

How do patients experience mobile app guidance and support?

Have you used or considered using a mobile app to guide your patients? If yes, then you might be interested in reading what patients who have used an app value in it.  We would...

orthopedics, Icory Study, Digital Patient Journey Solution, Intelligent surgery care
2019-12-4

Icory Clinical Study - Digital Patient Journey Solution

The Icory Clinical Study is using Buddy Healthcare's care coordination and patient engagement platform with joint replacement patients. Our blog article is based on...

PREMs, Patient-Reported Experiences Measures, PREM collection automation, telehealth
2019-10-21

How to automate the collection of patient-reported experiences (PREMs)?

The collection of patient-reported experience Measures (PREMs) and patient-reported outcome Measures (PROMs) is an essential component of health services evaluations.As the...

Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Healthcare Hackathon, ear, nose, throat, Cochlear Implant
2019-06-24

Hackathon in Mainz: Buddy Healthcare develops digital care pathway for Cochlear Implant patients

The Universitätsmedizin Mainz (Germany) was hosting for the first time ever the Healthcare Hackathon on June 5-6. The project team of Buddy Healthcare attended the event and...

Cochlea-Implantat, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Healthcare Hackathon
2019-06-24

Buddy Healthcare entwickelt digitalen Behandlungspfad für Cochlea-Implantat Patienten

Die Universitätsmedizin Mainz (Deutschland) veranstaltete zum ersten Mal den Healthcare Hackathon am 05.-06. Juni. Das Projektteam von Buddy Healthcare nahm an dem Event teil und...

healthcare digitalization, hospital lean, lean benefits, digital lean
2019-04-11

The move from traditional lean towards digital lean will benefit patients

 

This article introduces a concept of digital lean that combines both traditional lean and new digital solutions. Based on my experience,  understanding how these two elements...

breastfeeding care pathway, co-creation, breastfeeding guidance, app for mothers
2019-01-28

How to guide breastfeeding mothers with a mobile app?

Co-creation project with OYS - breastfeeding care pathway

pediatric surgery, surgery preparation
2018-04-6

How to prepare families for pediatric surgeries?

Hello and welcome back to the blog! Today we are going to talk about pediatrics and how the care personnel at hospitals can prepare little patients and their families for...

perioperative care, postoperative care, preoperative care, nurses
2018-02-27

How BuddyCare helps nurses and care staff?

Welcome back to our blog! If you wish to find out what we have been writing about recently, please have a look at the previous posts. This time we are going to guide you...

care pathway, digital health
2018-02-19

How to design a digital health solution?

How to design a solution that care personnel and patients would be eager to use?

care pathway, care process, perioperative care, surgical care pathway
2018-02-5

How to generate a successful care pathway?

There are a lot of discussions ongoing about clinical pathways (also known as care pathways and integrated care pathways) and what to consider when producing them. Clinical...

digital health
2018-01-22

How to sell digital health?

It's been a few months since our chief sales officer Markus Lind joined the Buddy Healthcare team, and now he shares his experiences and insights on how to sell digital health.

perioperative care, Telemedicine, Insights
2017-10-13

Some key takeaways from WHINN 2017

We participated in WHINN - Week of Health and Innovation held in Odense, Denmark. The event was successful for us and as the cream on the top we managed to reach the first...

perioperative care, digital health, patient engagement
2017-10-11

Satisfying the needs of patients and care providers

Hey all and welcome back to our blog! If it's your first time here, have a look at our previous posts to get a gist of what the Buddy Healthcare team does. We mainly wrote...

ERAS, perioperative care
2017-08-7

Educate, Engage, Guide, Activate

How can we enhance patient engagement? Of course, the role of care personnel cannot be underestimated: they need to educate patients about care protocols, the steps included...

ERAS, perioperative care
2017-07-12

What is ERAS?

ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) is a care pathway for a specific procedure that includes a set of pre-determined activities, rules, and guidance. The purpose of these...

orthopedics, perioperative care, recovery
2017-06-27

What’s up next?

BuddyCare has raised interest in this area and hospitals are looking for ways to automate and standardize their orthopedic care paths.

perioperative care, surgery
2017-06-7

What we have accomplished in pediatrics?

Two Finnish University Hospitals’ Children’s Clinics have recently started using the BuddyCare solution. The BuddyCare App is used by parents whose children are scheduled for a...

2017-05-29

Check out the demo of our patient engagement solution

Did you know that you can see the demo of the BuddyCare mobile solution before starting using it at your hospital? Download a free app for iOS or Android and click the "Try...

2017-05-16

Why pediatric surgeries first?

Hello there and welcome back to our blog! Today we’d like to write about pediatric surgeries and what we have learned about them while working on Buddy Healthcare. But before...

2017-04-3

How does BuddyCare work?

Today we explain how BuddyCare solution works and makes the surgery process easier for patients. We also share instructions how you can demo and try the app.

2017-03-20

How we started Buddy Healthcare?

Hi buddies! In the previous post we briefly introduced our team, so go ahead and read it if you haven’t done so yet. And today we’ll share the story of how we started the...

Leikkaussali, Operation room, perioperative care
2017-03-13

Leikkaussali 2017: What will surgery be like in future?

Buddy Healthcare is one of the partners in Leikkaussali 2017 (Operation room) in Helsinki on 22nd and 23rd of March. The event discusses future surgical care and innovations in...

2017-03-6

What Buddy Healthcare is?

Let us briefly introduce who we are and why we share our expertise in digital health. We are nine buddies working at Buddy Healthcare who are passionate about delivering better...

Media, Patient Experience, Pediatrics
2017-02-24

Supporting pediatric surgery patients

What do nurses speak about BuddyCare? "When children have been prepared well for a pediatric surgery, it is easier for us to take care of them. Families using the app come to...

Media, Pediatrics
2017-02-21

Digital assistant for surgery preparations

The weeks during surgery preparations are not easy for anyone, but the stress rises to a new level when the patient is a child. Luckily, digitalisation will smoothen healthcare...

NHS, Patient Reported Outcomes, perioperative care, preoperative care
2017-01-18

Transforming preoperative assessment

Jim Ward, director at Good4HEALTH, explains how improved preoperative care lowering ‘Did not Attend’ rates, shortening clinical appointments and fast-tracking low-risk patients...